Artists -- Arkansas
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, research files, catalogues, professional and personal photographs, postcards, slides, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, brochures, original works of art and memorabilia of artists Louis and Elsie Freund. Additional materials pertain to Jerry Bedford's management of the Freunds' estate.
The collection consists of two cartoons and an illustrated song written by Greer. "A Visit to the Candy Shop," an original drawing, is based on his parents' candy shop in Maggie Valley, North Carolina. "A Christmas for Scrooge," a print made from negatives, is based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. "My Dreamland," another original drawing, features both music and lyrics by Greer.
The Williford papers consist primarily of photographs and examples of J.D. Slagle's artwork. A few printed materials and letters are also included. The items have been arranged by document type. Numbers listed after each calendared item are original accession numbers assigned to the documents by the Coos County Historical Society Museum.